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La bête humaine

Point d'équilibre Christine Chevarie-Lessard

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A Delicate Balance

Ballet is so fascinating because of its grace and elegance. Behind its remarkable lightness, however, are long hours of work, suffering and discipline. It is an especially difficult art for children and teens who are just starting out. Christine Chevarie-Lessard shows us the training of young girls and boys, ready to give their all to fulfill their ambitions once accepted to the École supérieure de ballet du Québec. This affectionate look at their world shows us what feeds their passion, as well as the obstacles they face. Spanning the gamut from enchantment to disenchantment, the filmmaker beautifully captures the clash of strength and fragility going on in the minds and bodies of these stars in training. (ACO)

Point d'équilibre

  • Country : Canada (Quebec)
  • Year : 2018
  • V.O : French
  • Subtitles : English
  • Duration : 75 MIN
  • Cinematography : François Vincelette
  • Editing : Vincent Guignard
  • Production : Chantal Lafleur, Geneviève Thibert, Nathalie Cloutier
  • Sound Design : Catherine Van Der Donckt
Filmography of Christine Chevarie-Lessard :

Quand tout est possible (2011)
La comédienne d’Amérique (2013)
Les chiens pisteurs (2014)

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